Contains calendar; office of the Beata Virgo Maria with changed service for week and liturgical time (first portion missing; mass of the Beata Virgo Maria; office of the dead; penitential psalms & litany; short hours of the Cross and of the Holy Spirit
Title supplied by cataloger
1. fol. 1r-15v: calendar
2. fol. 17r-100r: office of the Virgin Mary: [text] "Salutari nostro preoccupemus fatiem euis in confessione ... explicit offitium Beate Marie virginis."
3. fol. 100v-143v: mass of the Virgin Mary (includes office of the dead): [rubr.] "Incipit missa B[ea]te Marie virgins. Introitus."
5. fol. 179v.-187v: hours of the cross and Holy Spirit: "[rubr.] Incipit off[itiu]m s[an]cte crucis ... has horas canonicas cui denotione tibi s[an]cte spiritus pia ratione dixit ut nos visites inspiratione [ivvamus?] ingiter in celi regione. Amen."
Collation: Parchment, fol. iii (modern paper) + 187 + 1 + iv; 1⁸ 2-9⁵ 10⁸(-1) 11-12⁵ 13⁸ 14-15⁵ 16⁸(-1); catchwords are written in frames horizontally at the center or vertically at the lower right
Layout: One column of 13 lines ruled in drypoint
Script: Italian gothic
Decoration: Historiated initials (missing the leaf for the opening of the Hours of the Virgin); one-line gold initials with alternating red, blue, and purple flourishing; three-line gold initials surrounded by tri-color green, maroon, and blue-filled boxes; black flourishing; 87v line drawing of a man's head in profile; some five-line gold initials
Binding: Later binding in red leather stamped wtih gold over wood boards; crucifixion on front, Madonna and Child on back; 2 clasps, missing; page edges stamped in gold; paper flyleaves - Charles Sauvageot, Académie Royale de Musique in France (late 19th century)
Origin: Copied after 1446, the canonization of Nicholas of Tolentino (in the calendar on 10 September)
Bookplate of Charles Sauvageot, Académie Royale de Musique in France (late 19th century) on front endpaper; William Bragge (1823-1884), his sale, Sotheby's, 7 June 1876, lot 108; Henry Hucks Gibbs (1819-1907), 1st Baron Aldenham; Aldenham sale, Sotheby's, 22 March 1937, lot 179 to Thorpe; bookplate "Aldenham house herts" on rear endpaper
Shelfmark: New York, Fordham University, Walsh Library, MS 03
No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.